You will find more than 230 walking trails in varied terrain in Stryn and Nordfjord. Choose between summit trips, nature trails or cultural trails. The mountains here range from heights of a few hundred meters to almost 2,000 meters. Read more about hiking in Stryn and Nordfjord.
The Jostedalsbreen Glacier is the biggest glacier on mainland Europe. Take a guided walk on the Bødalsbreen Glacier, and experience the intense blue color of the ice and living formations in the glacier at close hand. You can also try a glacier safari in rafting boats on the lake in front of the Briksdalsbreen Glacier.
Fishing and guided boat trips
Stryn and Nordfjord is an eldorado for angling enthusiasts. The Nordfjord is "the fjord with the seven rivers", and it has long been a favourite destination for British fishing lords. Various fishing trips by boat are available. Sea Safari in Måløy and Skarstein Fjordcruise ("Isabella") both offer fishing/sightseeing boat trips.
The ocean, roaring rivers, calm lakes and the Nordfjord are ideal for a range of activities on or in the water. Choose between white-water rafting, swimming, surfing, canoeing, kayaking and scuba diving.
Riding a fjord horse
The Norwegian fjord horse is Nordfjord’s own breed of horse, and there are several places in Nordfjord where riding enthusiasts can enjoy beautiful scenery on horseback. Riding lessons, day trips and riding camps are all available. For more information contact Norwegian Fjord Horse Centre, phone +47 57 86 48 00/+47 97 50 98 97.
You can cycle on old cart roads where there is hardly any traffic, or on roads that wind their way up the valleys. You can also join a guided mountain bike tour. Bicycle rental is available in several places.
Health and well-being
Enjoy relaxing spa treatments at Hotel Alexandra, Nordfjord Hotel or Selje Hotel. They also have excellent swimming facilities.
There are four golf courses in Stryn and Nordfjord: Sandane Golf Course in Gloppen, Stokkenes Golf Course in Eid, Selje Golf Course and Stryn Golf Course.
Bouldering and climbing
Several places in Stryn and Nordfjord offer climbing, either outdoors in climbing areas, bouldering on giant rocks in the Oldedalen Valley, or indoors on climbing walls.
Stryn and Nordfjord's cultural heritage, with its long-standing folk music and arts and crafts traditions, is well preserved. The Anders Svor Museum and Nordfjord Folk Museum are among the places where you can explore the heritage.
On the famous island of Selja you can listen to the exciting story of St. Sunniva among the ruins of the monastery. Or perhaps you would like to follow in the footsteps of the Vikings? Throughout the year there are many cultural events featuring music, performances of different kinds and a variety of activities.